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Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Manager, Facilities Lead in Devens, Massachusetts

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Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more: .

Position Overview

Senior Manager, Facilities Lead for Devens: Directly manage, develop and oversee the regulated services (GMP housekeeping and pest control), Facility repair projects and safety devices for the Devens campus. Provide direction and support to the engineering and project teams for maintenance, projects and repairs. Develop, implement and manage resource plans/projects to meet goals in terms of safety, quality, output and cost. Develop and maintain building and campus assets through auditing and development of assessment program and project planning tools.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages a team of individuals that support pest control, GMP cleaning & equipment oversight by providing a clear vision, defining specific and timely objectives and monitoring team activities, providing specific feedback to motivate, build competencies and enhance performance.

  • Responsible for the effective uninterrupted support of Facilities operational activities for BMS Devens.

  • Troubleshoot customer service calls related to building maintenance assets.

  • Individual will partner with subject matter experts (SME) & Reliability services to trouble operational issues.

  • Develops and maintains current the training program for the department and ensures field personnel are current in their training; maintains current status of the training curricula of direct reports.

  • Facilities Compliance. Responsible for maintaining the facility in compliance with local, county, state, and federal regulations.

  • Ensures SOPs, Work Instructions, Job Plans are current and in order to apply the proper services.

  • Participates Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) exercises in conjunction with System Owners, Maintenance Technicians and Manufacturing Operators

  • Coordinates the regulated services programs working with applicable Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and third-party vendors.

  • Owns and serves as the Site SME for key facilities related areas, i.e., Pest Control and/or Cleaning program and interacts with Regulatory Agencies as required.

  • Makes project/work assignments with communication of the expected timeline and monitors the progress against the timelines.

  • Processes QE’s, CAPA’s and Audit responses according to established due dates.

  • Supports all Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) initiatives by participating in and/or providing resources to improve the

Knowledge & Skill

  • Knowledge of plant engineering and science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in engineering (Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical preferred depending on assigned systems), a related discipline, or its equivalent.

  • A minimum of 5 years (8+ preferred) relevant experience in biopharmaceutical industry or its equivalent including experience with plant utilities and auxiliary systems (HVAC, Power Infrastructure 13.8KVA, Electrical Distribution, Plant Steam, Fire Alarm/Suppression, Storm water management, Compressed Air, Chilled Glycol, Cooling towers).

  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing and organize multiple complex technical projects and familiarity with the manufacturing operations of large-scale production facilities as well as GMP experience.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in both a team environment and an individual contributor role.

  • Knowledgeable in engineering principles related industrial building utilities troubleshooting.

  • Strong facility-related (e.g., mechanical, electrical) assessment and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication, negotiation, and analytical skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and interpret complex business documents.

  • Ability to respond effectively to highly sensitive issues.

  • Ability to write reports, manuals, presentations, and articles using distinctive style.

  • GMP experience and safety knowledge (understanding of OSHA requirements)

  • Demonstrated communication, administrative and leadership skills with ability to work well with other departments, and effectively and efficiently lead in a team environment.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to understand, implement, and monitor regulatory and safety guidelines applicable to the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Strong experience managing external business partners and vendors across various disciplines and geographies.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage across functional lines and deliver results in a matrix organization.


Contact with all levels of the organization, in particular Manufacturing, Maintenance and Project Engineering. Occasional interactions occur with external industry and regulatory representatives.

Will interact directly with Health Authorities during inspections to explain Facilities related inquiries, as required.

Working Conditions

Work in an office environment, as well as the manufacturing facility on equipment, where proper PPE may be required. Additionally, familiarity with construction processes and requisite PPE is also required at various times.

2 – 4 Direct Reports

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers

With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace accommodations/adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request a reasonable workplace accommodation/adjustment prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodations/adjustments in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to . Visit ( eeo-accessibility to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS cares about your well-being and the well-being of our staff, customers, patients, and communities. As a result, the Company strongly recommends that all employees be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and keep up to date with Covid-19 boosters.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb

Req Number: R1573337

Updated: 2023-09-24 00:59:59.292 UTC

Location: Devens,Massachusetts

Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.